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DOH-Marion expands COVID-19 testing to include asymptomatic individuals

By Florida Department of Health in Marion County

May 04, 2020


OCALA, Fla.—Based upon new CDC guidance, the Florida Department of Health in Marion County (DOH-Marion) is expanding COVID-19 testing opportunities. Effective May 4, the department will begin testing anyone who may want to be tested for COVID-19 regardless of whether the person is experiencing symptoms. Individuals who are experiencing symptoms and other higher risk persons will still have priority for testing slots.

Testing is by appointment only; call the DOH-Marion COVID-19 Call Center at 352-644-2590 to be scheduled for a COVID-19 test. Testing sites scheduled through the call center include the DOH-Marion Ocala office (1801 SE 32nd Ave.) and the College of Central Florida Hampton Center (1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala).

For more information

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in Florida, visit For general questions about COVID-19, call the state hotline (866-779-6121), local hotline (352-644-2590), or email Follow the Department of Health in Marion County on Twitter at for the latest updates on COVID-19 in Marion.